Caring, analysing and preparing – a Covid 19 antidote
This has been a tumultuous few weeks and we are looking at another 4-5 months of it. We have spoken to more than 100 designers over the last few weeks and we are starting to get a picture of how the industry is faring.
Now is not the time to take your foot off the pedal. Besides, for most design business owners there’s no option but to plough through the plain. The key is to plan short term, mid term and long term goals and strategies.
It is part of a designer’s role to give clients a framework in which to give their feedback. A framework helps moves the feedback from the subjective ‘I don’t like orange’ to a more appropriate, and useful objective responses.
Gaining client approval can be the most frustrating part of any project for both the designer and client. We’ve found introducing a RASCI – identifying roles and responsibilities at planning stage – solves many of the issues.